Welcome to White Sails Brewing

White Sails is an award-winning brewery with a large, west-coast inspired Taproom located in downtown Nanaimo on beautiful Vancouver Island.

We brew a wide range of modern and traditional brews inspired by Island living, focusing on developing clean, crisp, quality beers that provide a window into the community around us with every sip.

Come join us for a local craft beer!

125 Comox Rd
Downtown Nanaimo

The Taproom

Visit our large, West-Coast inspired Taproom and enjoy an authentic Island experience.

Sample our wide selection of craft beers, ciders, and wines and choose from our locally sourced food menu in our spacious, inclusive and inviting Taproom.

The Beers

Explore our award-winning lineup and check out what new and exciting beers we have on tap.

Enjoy our beers on tap in our Taproom, or grab a few beers-to-go from our Taproom beer fridge or one of your Vancouver Island craft beer retailers. 


Need a bite with your brew? We’ve got you covered!

Sample a selection of locally sourced bites on our Taproom food menu, highlighting dishes and ingredients from our friends in our local community. 

The Story

Since opening our doors in 2015, our core goal at White Sails is to bring our community together through celebration of craft.

We are passionate about creating and fostering a warm, inclusive gathering space that is reflective of the community around us.


White Sails Brewing is committed to creating and fostering an inclusive and safe gathering space for ALL members of our community to enjoy.

Abusive, homophobic, transphobic, sexist or racist comments and behaviors will not be tolerated in our space.

Health and Safety

As a team at White Sails, we take it upon ourselves to uphold practices, procedures and policies designed to promote the safety of our team, guests and community. We ask that our guests continue to aid us in creating a safe environment by staying home when sick, washing and sanitizing their hands, and considering the needs and safety of others while in the Taproom.